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Located in Leeds, Kilgroe Funeral Home can arrange for burial and cremation services for families in east Birmingham, Alabama. The Kilgroe family of funeral homes have been providing thoughtful funeral and memorial services for St. Clair, Shelby and Jefferson counties in Alabama since 1908.

Experienced funeral home team

With over 100 years of combined funeral experience, our professional and dedicated team provides exceptional, compassionate care to families when they need it most. At Kilgroe Funeral Home, we believe funeral services should reflect the lives of those being honored and create cherished memories.

Family rooms and chapel

We understand the importance of having friends and family nearby during this difficult time. Our funeral home in Leeds has large and small family rooms as well as a warm, inviting chapel for gathering with loved ones. Regardless of what type of service you choose, we'll provide space to host a tribute that celebrates life. Our team also creates keepsakes for guests, writes obituaries and handles other small details so you can focus on healing.

Plan ahead for the future

Kilgroe Funeral Home designs all types of services, including traditional, modern and elaborate celebrations with receptions and music. Those who prefer to plan ahead a funeral or memorial service may do so for themselves or a loved one. This option allows you to manage costs and help ensure your final wishes are known while removing the burden of planning from your loved ones.

Meet our team

Front exterior building at Kilgroe Funeral HomeEveryone at Kilgroe Funeral Home lives and works in the Birmingham area. We welcome the opportunity to serve you and hope you'll come by and visit. Please contact us to learn more about our burial and cremation services or to tour our funeral home in Leeds.


In 1929, Kilgroe Funeral Home began on the corner of Cogswell Avenue and 20th Street as part of the Willingham and Company Furniture Store and Funeral Directing. Joe Kilgroe and his family continued to run the business until the early 1990s.

Trusted funeral provider

Today, Kilgroe Funeral Home is a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose Kilgroe Funeral Home as your provider, you receive the care you expect from a locally operated funeral home and the value you deserve.

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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 205-699-3181 to request a custom quote.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Very nice and helpful people. I felt welcomed."

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October 2020

"Dennis and his staff was so helpful and supportive through my mother's funeral process. Dennis has taken care of all of my family members funeral arrangements, for as along as I can remember. I feel comfortable with him and his staff with my love ones! Chrissy Bushnell"

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September 2020

"The staff at Kilgroe were so accommodating to our needs. During the Covid crisis, their jobs could only be more demanding than at any other time. I am so grateful to them and ask God's blessings for them during this uncertain time."

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August 2020

"Everyone at Kilgroe was so kind and thoughtful. They treated us with kindness and thoughtfulness at a very difficult time. Dennis Russell was wonderful, we were treated like family."

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August 2020

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